December sees Thomas Adès give a solo piano recital tour of works by Janáček throughout Europe.
The tour begins in Janáček’s hometown of Brno, where Janáček spent much of his early life and where his most well-known opera Jenůfa was premiered. The tour will culminate with Thomas recording a disc of solo Janáček works for Signum Records.
The tour takes Thomas to:
3 December – Reduta Theatre, Brno
5 December – Fondation de Louis Vuitton, Paris
9 December – Wigmore Hall, London
11 December – Gulbenkian, Lisbon
Thomas’ other recent solo piano engagements include solo recitals at Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium), New York, the Wigmore Hall in London, and concerto appearances with the New York Philharmonic. This season has also seen Thomas in recital with Ian Bostridge performing Schubert’s Winterreise at London’s Wigmore Hall. Still to come in the upcoming season, Thomas will join Kirill Gerstein in duet recitals at Carnegie Hall and the Tanglewood Festival.